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Wagner Moura Wiki Biography
Wagner Moura was born on 27 June 1976, in Salvador, Brazil to Alderiva and José Moura, and is a singer, lyricist and actor, who is best known internationally for his role in the film “Elite Squad” and sequel “Elite Squad: the Enemy Within”.
So just how rich is Wagner Moura, as of late 2017? Authoritative sources estimate that Moura’s net worth is as high as $10 million, accumulated from his over two decades long career in the entertainment industry.
Wagner Moura Net Worth $10 Million
Although born in Salvador, Wagner grew up in Rodelas, Bahia, with his sister Lediane, but his family moved to Salvador once again when he was 13 years old. He graduated from the Federal University of Bahia, and holds a Journalism degree, however, he decided to pursue an acting career, and made his silver screen debut with a role in ‘’Pop Killer’’, a 1998 short movie, and then appeared in another short movie – ‘’Rádio Gogó’’ – in 1999. Moura made his big breakthrough in 2003, when he landed a starring role in ‘’God Is Brazilian’’, and the same year portrayed Zico in ‘’Carandiru’’, and later began acting in ‘’Sexo Frágil’’, remaining a part of the cast until 2004 appearing in 20 episodes, followed by several other projects, including playing a supporting part in ‘’Nina’’, an animated drama movie, all adding to his net worth.
Moura remained busy throughout the mid-2000s as well. In 2005, he was cast as Atanasio in ‘’Desejo’’, then joined the cast of ‘’Lower City’’, which was nominated for over 20 awards, with Wagner himself nominated for a Best Actor Jury Award. In 2005, he began acting in ‘’Once in a Blue Moon’’, eventually appearing in 121 episodes of the series. In 2007, he played the main role in ‘’Elite Squad’’, which received a positive response from the audience watched by 180,000 people the first day, and grossing over $14 million at the box office, becoming one of the most successful Brazilian movies in history., and for which Wagner won several awards such as Critics Award for Best Actor and Audience Award in the same category; the movie itself won 37 other awards.
In the same year, Moura began working on the television show entitled ‘’Tropical Paradise’’, playing Olavo from 2007 until 2010, appearing in 167 episodes of the show, then in 2012 he landed the starring role of Theo Gadelha in ‘’Father’s Chair’’; this drama thriller movie won three awards, and Moura himself the LABRFF Award for Best Actor. In 2013, he acted in ‘’Elysium’’, an American action sci-fi movie, appearing alongside Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, adding to his popularity as well as his net worth.
As of the more recent past, Wagner has been playing the main role of Pablo Escobar in ‘’Narcos’’, one of the top rated series as of today, receiving two Golden Globe nominations. Moura has now appeared in 36 movie and television projects.
Besides being an actor, Moura is active in the music industry as well; he is the vocalist of the band Sua Mãe.
In his personal life, Wagner is married to Sandra Moura since 2001, and the couple has three sons. He also speaks English and Spanish fluently, the latter perfected for his role as Pablo Escobar.
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 27, 1976|
|Place Of Birth||Salvador, Bahia, Brazil|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Lyricist|
|Education||Federal University of Bahia|
|Spouse||Sandra Delgado (m. 2001)|
|Children||Salvador Moura, Bem Moura, José Moura|
|Parents||Alderiva Moura, José Moura|
|Nicknames||Wagner Maniçoba Moura , Wagner Moura Maniçoba , Wagner Maniçoba de Moura|
|Awards||LABRFF Award for Best Actor, Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro for Best Actor, Cartagena Film Festival, Gramado Film Festival, Prêmio Contigo! de Cinema Nacional|
|Movies||“Elite Squad: the Enemy Within” (2010), ‘’God Is Brazilian’’ (2003), ‘’Father's Chair’’ (2013), ‘’Serra Pelada’’ (2013), ‘’Elysium’’ (2013),‘’Pop Killer’’ (1998), ‘’Rádio Gogó’’ (1999), ‘’God Is Brazilian’’ (2003)|
|TV Shows||‘’Tropical Paradise’’ (2007-2010), ‘’Narcos’’ (2015-2017), ‘’Once in a Blue Moon’’ (2005)|